Follow

Can anyone name an SFF book where *at least* the four most important characters are female? (Dealing with Dragons is the closest I can think of.)

@cidney
I think "Sisters of the vast black" might qualify ? Though 'importance' is tricky to rate.

Some others that might qualify, but I'm not completely sure about because it's been a while since reading:

'lady astronaut of mars'
'Red Sister' (and sequels)
Some of Becky Chambers's books

There's quite a lot where it's the top 2 or 2 out of the top 3 but top 4 is difficult..

@cidney wheel of time - moiraine, egwene, nynaeve, cadsuane, elayne, siuane sanche

malazan book of fallen [book 1-4] - empress, tavore, tattersail (was), apsalar

asoiaf - danerys, arya, sansa, cersie

@deathofdevil I'm looking for something that's quite unbalanced, though; Wheel of Time and ASOIAF have just as many important male characters.

@cidney Seveneves, Goldilocks, and one could argue the Ancillary trilogy

Sign in to participate in the conversation
Gamedev Mastodon

The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!